Ōtepoti Games: Environment/Prop Artist

NZ residency or work visa required

Ōtepoti Games is a new collaborative venture bringing great game developers together to do amazing things, with a focus on games that inspire, educate and entertain.

 

Job Description

 

Otepoti Games is looking for a talented Environment artist to help us build stunning stylised environments for our upcoming title. you will be building defining environments that match the feel of our world. This role requires strong attention to detail, an eye for beautiful lighting and composition as well as skills in crafting assets. Working within a small team, collaborating with artists to ensure the maps are fun to play, perform well and look visually impressive.

 

Requirements:

The candidate will be working on a current project in production, and will form part of the environment art team, and be required to:

  • Create good quality stylized game environment buildings, props and landscapes
  • Sculpt and model medium and low polygon assets and texture them through the PBR pipeline
  • Ensure assets created follow the given art direction, and are within the agreed production deadlines.
  • Have an eager attitude to improve and continually develop required skills through personal learning and training
  • Collaborate and communicate daily and weekly with projects.
  • A strong portfolio with high and low poly modeling and texturing examples
  • Preferably someone within the Dunedin region but we will consider remote work.

Skills:

 

  • Ideal candidates will have some experience within working with modern game engines, for example Unreal or Unity
  • Excellent core 3D modeling skills using Max/Maya and ZBrush
  • A good understanding of PBR workflow, and procedural software such as Substance Painter and Quixel Suite
  • Able to effectively collaborate with game designers, programmers and other art team members in a creative spirit.
  • Ability to receive, give, and apply feedback effectively while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Self-motivation, strong communication skills, and a great team-player attitude.

 

ŌTEPOTI GAMES WAS BUILT ON THE CORNERSTONE OF OUR FUNDAMENTAL BELIEFS WHICH FORM THE FOUNDATION OF OUR SHARED CULTURE AND HOW WE ENVISION OURSELVES IN THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE

 

Established in 2020, Ōtepoti Games is a New Zealand-based gaming company that unites talented game developers to build amazing games. We produce games that do more than just entertain players. Our team collaboratively formulates innovative ideas to deliver games that educate, engage and inspire.

How to Apply

Please email: otepotigames@gmail.com 

Include a CV and a collection of your best work

Applications close

June 30, 2021